Samsung UE65KU6500 vs Samsung UN65KS9000

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Samsung UE65KU6500
Samsung UN65KS9000

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
13% lighter Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6500 has a weight of 23.5kg, however the Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 26.4kg heavy TV (2.9kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper by $710
The Samsung UE65KU6500 costs $1,479.52, whereas the Samsung UN65KS9000 is $2,189.98.
7 Reasons For
Hugely higher RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 has an RMS rated power of 60W, but the Samsung UE65KU6500 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (40W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Three USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is a three USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Samsung UE65KU6500 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

One more HDMI ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the Samsung UE65KU6500 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 130kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 34kWh lower than the Samsung UE65KU6500 (130kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Available from 16 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
40% cheaper to run
The Samsung UN65KS9000 only costs $84.72 to run over five years but the Samsung UE65KU6500 costs $141.88 to run (67% more). Read more
Two more awards
The Samsung UN65KS9000 has 3 awards, whereas the Samsung UE65KU6500 has 1 award.

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
2x lower RMS rated power Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6500 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 40W lower than the Samsung UN65KS9000 (60W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

One less USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6500 has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, however the Samsung UN65KS9000 only has three USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Only three HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Samsung UE65KU6500 is three, but the Samsung UN65KS9000 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Samsung UE65KU6500 has an annual energy consumption of 164kWh, but the Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 130kWh annual energy consumption TV (34kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Not as many stockists
The Samsung UE65KU6500 is only stocked by 1 shop, however the Samsung UN65KS9000 is stocked by 17 retailers. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Older by one month
The Samsung UE65KU6500 is one month older than the Samsung UN65KS9000.
Higher running costs over five years by $57.16
The running costs over five years of the Samsung UE65KU6500 are $141.88 which is $57.16 more than the Samsung UN65KS9000. Show assumptions.
Two less awards
The Samsung UE65KU6500 has only received 1 award, however the Samsung UN65KS9000 has received 3 awards.
2 Reasons Against
2.9kg heavier Edit
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is a 26.4kg heavy TV. That's 2.9kg heavier than the Samsung UE65KU6500 (26.4kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

$710 more expensive
The Samsung UN65KS9000 is more expensive than the Samsung UE65KU6500 by $710.46.

Awards

1 Award
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3 Awards
hdtvtest.co.uk: Highly Recommended
Techradar: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended

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Average User Rating

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Date Released

11 months Ago 10 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on $ 140.52
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 141.88
Purchase price $ 1,479.52
Total cost of ownership $ 1,621.40
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Electricity cost - switched on $ 83.36
Electricity cost - standby $ 1.36
Total running cost $ 84.72
Purchase price $ 2,189.98
Total cost of ownership $ 2,274.70
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Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

0.95T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.95 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.57T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
65" 65"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting Type
 Direct-lit LED
 Direct-lit LED
Screen Shape
 Curved
 Curved
Motion Interpolation Frequency
240Hz 240Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
 PQI (Picture Quality Index)
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
PQI (Picture Quality Index)
1600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Mega Contrast
 Mega Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
BEST
 LED
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
163cm 165.1cm
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
BEST
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

Auto Channel Search
 Auto channel search
Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 ATSC
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 ATSC
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Samsung Smart View
 Samsung Smart View
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interactive TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Interactive TV
Video On Demand (VOD) Support
 Video on Demand (VOD) support
Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating System Installed
 Tizen
 Tizen
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 10W
Built-In Subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
20W 60W
BEST
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
1 1
RS-232 Ports
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 3
BEST
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 4
BEST
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 Anynet+
 Anynet+
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
 WLAN-ready
Unknown - Click to provide data
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Direct
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Cinema
Picture-in-Picture
 Picture-in-Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Power Off
 Auto power off
Unknown - Click to provide data
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 ESP
Number of OSD Languages
27
BEST
3

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 H.265
 H.265
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
 Local dimming
Processor Cores
4 4
Subtitles Function
 Subtitles function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Channel List Copy Function
 Channel list copy function
Unknown - Click to provide data
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)
 High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI)

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
118W 70W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.3W 0.3W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Power Consumption (average)
118W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
164kWh 130kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
195W
BEST
225W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
23.5kg
BEST
26.4kg
Package Weight
35.8kg 35.7kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
26.9kg
BEST
28.6kg
Depth (with Stand)
327.7mm
BEST
414mm
Height (with Stand)
907.6mm
BEST
929.6mm
Width (with Stand)
1,452.4mm 1,442.7mm
BEST
Height
840.7mm 835.6mm
Width
1,452.4mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
947mm 909.3mm
BEST
Package Width
1,705mm 1,546.8mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Remote Control Type
TM1640A Smart Remote Control (TM1680A)
Cables Included
 AC
 AC
Manual
 Manual
 Manual

Technical Details

LED Backlight
 LED backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Input
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
Wireless Technology
Internet Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Package Weight
35.8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimming Type
UHD Dimming Supreme UHD Dimmng
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